Doom Eternal PC Requirements Updated, Includes New Minimum and “Ultra-Nightmare” Specs

Mar 10, 2020
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Update: Doom Eternal arrives to rip and tear in only a couple weeks, and now we know what kind of rig you’re going to need if you want to play on PC. Some initial PC specs were revealed on Steam last week, but now id Software has provided updated requirements. The minimum specs have been dailed back a bit, but now we know what kind of rig you'll need to run the game at 2160p/60fps or 1440p/120 FPS "ultra-nightmare" settings. Needless to say, it might be time for an upgrade! Here are your full Doom Eternal PC system requirements:

Minimum Specs (1080p / 60fps / Low Quality Settings)

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  • 64-bit Windows 7/64-Bit Windows 10
  • Intel Core i5 @ 3.3 GHz or better, or AMD Ryzen 3 @ 3.1 GHz or better
  • 8GB System RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 1050Ti (4GB), GTX 1060 (3GB), GTX 1650 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 280 (3GB), AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB) or RX 470 (4GB)
  • 50 GB hard drive space

Recommended Specs (1440p / 60fps / High Quality Settings)

  • 64-bit Windows 10
  • Intel Core i7-6700K or better, or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X or better
  • 8GB System RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB), RTX 2060 (6GB) or AMD Radeon RX Vega56 (8GB)
    OR (1080p/ 60 FPS / High Quality Settings) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB), NVIDIA GeForce 970 (4GB), AMD RX 480 (8GB)
  • Note : On GTX 970 only - set Texture Quality to Medium
  • 50 GB hard drive space

Ultra-Nightmare Specs (2160p / 60fps / Ultra-Nightmare Settings) OR (1440p / 120 FPS / Ultra-Nightmare Settings)

  • 64-bit Windows 10
  • Intel Core i9-9900K or better, or AMD Ryzen 7 3700X or better
  • 16GB System RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (11GB)
  • 50 GB hard drive space

Hmmm, I wonder what you’re going to need to run the game at 1000fps?

Id Software has also revealed what you can expect from the console versions of Doom Eternal. The Xbox One X version will run at a native 1800p/60fps, PS4 Pro will be 1440p/60fps, the standard PS4 is 1080p/60fps, and Xbox One S is 900p/60fps.

Doom Eternal raises a little hell on Xbox One, PS4, and Google Stadia on March 20. The game will actually unlock slightly earlier on the evening of March 19 on PC. The Nintendo Switch version is slated to arrive sometime later in the year.

Products mentioned in this post

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
USD 449.99
GTX 1060
GTX 1060
USD 239.22
GTX 1080
GTX 1080
USD 999.77

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